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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

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Sunrise Over the Painted Desert
Sunrise Over the Painted Desert

Sunrise Over the Painted Desert

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Colorful Banded Badlands at Blue Mesa
Colorful Banded Badlands at Blue Mesa

Colorful banded badlands at Blue Mesa, Petrified Forest National

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Petrified Log at Jasper Forest, Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Log at Jasper Forest, Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Log at Jasper Forest, Petrified Forest National Park

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The Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark
The Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark

The Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark glows in the light of sunrise overlooking the Painted Desert.

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Petrified Wood at Jasper Forest, Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Wood at Jasper Forest, Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified wood scattered around the badlands at Jasper Forest, Petrified Forest National Park

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Petroglyphs at Petrified Forest National Park
Petroglyphs at Petrified Forest National Park

Petroglyphs pecked onto the surface of a large rock at Petrified Forest National Park.

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Petrified Forest National Park

Did you know that Petrified Forest is more spectacular than ever? While the park has all the wonders known for a century, there are many new adventures and discoveries to share. There are backcountry hikes...[more]

Address

Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park
PO Box 2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028
Phone:(928) 524 6228
Email:PEFO_Superintendent@nps.gov

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Directions

Coming from the west, take Highway 180 from Holbrook to the South entrance of the park; follow the road through the park and exit on Interstate 40 through the North entrance of the park.

From the east, take exit #311 off Interstate 40 and follow the road through the North entrance, continue south to Highway U.S. 180. Make a right and return to I-40 at Holbrook.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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